Top 10 best-selling Proseccos in the UK
As Prosecco continues to boom in the UK’s retailers, we count down the top 10 best-selling Italian sparklers by value – highlighting the massive growth of the sector’s leader.
Bordeaux 2013: Reds lose out to whites in Parker scores
Wine critic Robert Parker’s scores for the 2013 Bordeaux vintage will help support the whites’ claim to greatness but could undermine some of the reds.
Read the first chapter from award-winning bartender turned author Dan Miles’ debut novel, Filthy Still: a tale of travel, sex and perfectly made cocktails
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Wines of Germany has announced the winners of its Hong Kong Riesling Weeks winners from across the on- and off-trades.
Hollywood megastars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally tied the knot after years of speculation at their wine estate, Château Miraval, in Provence.
Champagne house Veuve Clicquot is investigating a hoax by a Russian marketing agency about the supposed release of Veuve-branded tablets.
A Texas brewery has eschewed the traditional six-pack of beer and released a mighty, seven foot long 99-pack for a simple US$99.
Guinness have launched a new multimedia advertising campaign which looks at Africa from the perspective of a new generation of African artists and performers.
A new bar that pays homage to breasts has opened in the New York neighbourhood of Brooklyn.
the drinks business
“Fine wine” and “German discount chain, Lidl” are words that don’t often appear in the same sentence, but that’s about to change.
Liv-ex has been tracking the ratio of bids to offers for signs of a recovery, and in the week to 21 August recorded it had hit 0.46, the highest since March.
We count down the best selling labels over the summer at Hedonism Wines, Mayfair’s neighbourhood “offie” for well-heeled Russians.
As Rudy Kurniawan, fine wine’s answer to Bernie Madoff, begins his prison sentence in New York, the trade is coming to terms with the fall-out.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong has launched a new afternoon tea service (with pink bubbly) in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
Dom Pérignon is marking the second “plenitude” release of its 1998 vintage with a special £405 per head tasting menu tie-in at London’s latest fine dining hotspot, Fera at Claridge’s.
English supermodel Kate Moss’s left breast has been immortalised in a Champagne coupe designed by painter Lucian Freud’s daughter.
Pernod Ricard UK has flagged up a host of data to show why on-trade outlets should encourage customers to trade up this Christmas.
Vintage Champagne is being touted as the next big wine investment by London-based fine wine merchant Woolf Sung.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.
Norbert Dentressangle is providing fast-growing St Austell Brewery with a distribution platform, supporting the company’s continued expansion.
Tata Global Beverages has awarded a three year contract to Norbert Dentressangle for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas.